Moore’s Cavs Outlast Workinger’s Loggers In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Two young teams with two stellar athlete’s went at it Monday night at Blanchet Catholic. Scio entered the game with the most wins in a season (nine) that they’ve seen in recent years, having topped out at eight wins in 2014 and 2016 prior to this season’s success.  Led…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com This past Friday’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the week includes James Moore (Blanchet Catholic), Lidiia Buiko (McKay), Paige Alexander (West Salem) and Noah Worthington (Sprague).  Read about their success’ leading to the honor here: Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from…

Regis Outlast Blanchet 44-42 Monday Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Blanchet Catholic made a statement that they weren’t about to back down in their Holy War battle with Regis Monday night on the road. The Cavalier boys rallied from a slow start to the game, 12-3 matter of fact, and entered the locker room leading 25-20 once the young…

Sheridan’s Fourth Quarter Seals Win Over Blanchet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  Blanchet’s James Moore said that once they figure it out, they’ll be a tough team to beat. The Cavaliers had already proved they were going to be a tough out anyway in Sheridan’s 70-54 win Saturday night at Riverdale High School, leading as much as 11-6 after one before…

Blanchet’s Barchus Signs To Division-II CSU-East Bay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  A few short years ago playing 12U softball, a left fielder was going after a fly ball with two outs and runners on base when the unthinkable happened: The left fielder tripped going after the ball.  The runners, scored and forced the five-run mercy rule.  The left fielder laid…

Blanchet Rolls To Seventh Win Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Their early 3-0 lead on Gervais by the 25th minute gave their bench an opportunity to get some Varsity minutes in entering the home stretch of the regular season. And as Katarina Kosiewicz scored to hand the Cavaliers a 4-0 halftime lead on the Cougars Monday afternoon at the…

Phipps Wins 2 Titles, Finishes 2nd In Another

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The final race of her High School career was anything but a cake walk. A familiar name in the hurdle event, with now three State Titles in the 110 meter hurdles after Saturday’s win, the 300 meter hurdles to close out her High School career was one race she…

Blanchet Softball Snaps Dayton’s Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Blanchet’s record may not be eye-popping, but two of their wins following their 7-4 win over Dayton would make you do a double-take. They opened league snapping Scio’s monstrous 56-game winning streak and nearly got game one from the Defending 3A State Champs, but that 5-3 loss on April…

Phipps Squeaks By Sheldon’s Thomas For 100 Meter Hurdles Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s moments like these that will help in the pursuit of a State Title.  Or third-straight for Blanchet Catholic’s Trinity Phipps in the 100-meter Hurdles. Phipps found herself in the sixth and final heat in one of the most challenging sprint events on the schedule Friday evening at West…

Blanchet Boys Wins Sixth Game Of Year Over St. Mary’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s weird to think that Blanchet Catholic started the season 0-8 before stunning the then-number two Stayton Boys Basketball team on December 28 in Stayton. The Cavaliers, who’ve been a prominent force in 3A the past few years have since 4-4 after their first win of the season as…

2nd Edition Of Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com This week I decided to put the Bold Prediction Sleeper Picks towards the top (I have two this week).  Last week I went 5-6 of my 12 games, one of the 12 didn’t play out. Bold prediction: Blanchet over Salem Academy Girls 56-45. This game was the only game that really…

Kennedy Holds Off Blanchet 40-35

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It was only a matter of time before the Kennedy defense and offense found a groove out on the court against a tough Blanchet Catholic team Saturday afternoon. Early on, it was a 7-1 Cavalier lead as the Trojans had more fouls (five) than they did points (three) by…